Protecting Seniors

Kuster Applauds House Passage of Historic Bill to Reduce Inflation, Lower Health Care Costs, and Combat Climate Change

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Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted to pass the Inflation Reduction Act, sending it to President Biden’s desk to be signed into law. This historic legislation will reduce costs for Granite Staters, tackle climate change, bolster our economy, and reduce the deficit. The bill also includes Rep. Kuster’s bipartisan legislation to eliminate out-of-pocket costs for vaccines for seniors – th...

Kuster Fights for Granite State Seniors, Advocates for Improvements to Medicare Advantage Plans

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**The full subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Concord, N.H. — On Tuesday, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee, advocated on behalf of Granite State seniors and Medicare beneficiaries during a hearing entitled, “Protecting America's Seniors: Oversight of Private Sector Me...

Kuster, Steil Announce Creation of Bipartisan Caucus To Strengthen Long-Term Care Infrastructure and Implement Solutions

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Representatives Annie Kuster (D-NH) and Bryan Steil (R-WI) announced the creation of the 21st Century Long-Term Care Caucus. This new, bipartisan caucus will bring together members from both parties to identify and address long-term care in the United States and implement solutions to ensure our nation’s patients and their families have the support they need. “I’m please...

Kuster Bill To Lower Prescription Drug Costs Clears Key Committee

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**The Energy and Commerce Committee also advanced legislation included in the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force’s 2021 Legislative Agenda** **The full Committee markup is available HERE, and Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02) advanced her legislation, the Increasing Transparency In Generic Drug Applications Act o...

Kuster Bill To Make Prescription Drugs More Affordable Passes E&C Health Subcommittee

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**The entire subcommittee markup is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Congresswoman Annie Kuster (NH-02), a senior member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, successfully advanced her legislation, the Increasing Transparency In Generic Drug Applications Act of 2022. This bill was included in Section 601 of H.R. 7667, the Food and D...

Kuster Pushes for Lower-Cost Drugs During Energy and Commerce Committee

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**The full Subcommittee hearing is available HERE** **Kuster’s full remarks are available HERE** Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), a member of the Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee, participated in a hearing entitled, “The Future of Medicine: Legislation to Encourage Innovation and Improve Oversight." During the hearing, Kuster urged Congress to take action to make lower-...

Kuster Applauds Bipartisan Legislation To Bolster Postal Service, Ensure Financial Security for Generations to Come

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), applauded House passage of H.R. 3076, the Postal Service Reform Act of 2022, bipartisan legislation to strengthen the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) for generations to come. The legislation advanced by the House of Representatives today addresses long-standing financial and structural challenges that have impacted postal workers and the postal system ...

Kuster Statement on Build Back Better Negotiations

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Concord, N.H. — Today, Representative Annie Kuster (NH-02) released the following statement after U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced he will not vote to advance the Build Back Better framework in the Senate. Sen. Manchin’s comments come after months of negotiations to deliver transformative and overwhelmingly popular provisions for the American people, including investments to extend the C...

Kuster Votes For Bipartisan Legislation To Protect Older Workers In New Hampshire

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Washington, D.C. — Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02) voted in favor of H.R. 3992, the Protect Older Job Applicants (POJA) Act to prevent older workers in New Hampshire and across the country from being discriminated against during the job application process. Currently, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) does not cover job applicants seeking relief from age discrimination. This bipart...

Kuster Discusses Importance of Quality Mental Health Care for Seniors at St. Joseph Hospital in Nashua, Highlights American Rescue Plan Funding For Nursing School

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Nashua, N.H. – Today, Rep. Annie Kuster (NH-02), member of the House Energy and Commerce Health Subcommittee and founder and co-chair of the Bipartisan Addiction and Mental Health Task Force, toured the Senior Behavioral Health Unit at St. Joseph Hospital and met with hospital leadership and staff to discuss the critical need for quality mental health care for Granite State Seniors. Earlier this y...